AARP Virginia Invites Winchester Community to a Public Forum on The Future of Social Security

Posted on 04/9/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

About AARP Too many politicians aren’t listening to hardworking Virginians about the future of Social Security.  AARP believes you’ve paid into Social Security and you deserve a voice in the future of the program.  That’s why we’re fighting to protect your hard-earned Social Security benefits and ensure the system stays strong for future generations. AARP invites the community to come out to our free public forum 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., Thursday, June 05, 2014 at the Shenandoah University, Hester Auditorium/Henkel Hall, 726 …

East Central Virginia AARP Events

Posted on 04/7/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

About AARP Join AARP Virginia at one of our many local events AARP Virginia staff and volunteers work together in bringing you real possibilities to your community. We host informative workshops on how to modify your home for easy living, the ABCs of Aging and how you can make your voice heard in Washington.  We also work in partnership with many community organizations to connect you to unique tools and programs to tackle issues that matter most to you and your family.Our …

Fredericksburg/Northwest Virginia AARP Events

Fredericksburg/Northwest Virginia AARP Events

Posted on 04/4/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

About AARP Join AARP Virginia at one of our many local events AARP Virginia staff and volunteers work together in bringing you real possibilities to your community. We host informative workshops on how to modify your home for easy living, the ABCs of Aging and how you can make your voice heard in Washington. We also work in partnership with many community organizations to connect you to unique tools and programs to tackle issues that matter most to you and your family.Our events …

The Other Dementias: Virtual Training and Active Learning on Non-Alzheimer’s Dementias

The Other Dementias: Virtual Training and Active Learning on Non-Alzheimer’s Dementias

Posted on 03/12/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

About AARP A free webinar series on the different types of dementias, will begin this March   Recent research reflects a growing understanding of non-Alzheimer’s dementias. While Alzheimer’s disease continues to make up a majority of the dementia diagnoses, studies estimate the prevalence of vascular dementia to be 10-30%, making it the second most common dementia (WHO, 2012, Alzheimer’s Disease International, 2009; Stephan & Brayne, 2008; Alzheimer’s Society, 2007). Estimates for the prevalence of Lewy Body dementia tend to be harder to pinpoint, …

Free Events for Wannabe Entrepreneurs in March

Free Events for Wannabe Entrepreneurs in March

Posted on 03/6/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

About AARP Workshops to promote entrepreneurship among individuals ages 50 and older The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), will host “encore entrepreneur” events in Fredericksburg and Charlottesville in March, focusing on people who are considering starting a business as a second career. “AARP supports developing opportunities for older Americans to pursue entrepreneurship as a means to generate income, boost financial security and assist others in meeting needs,” said AARP Virginia State President Bob Blancato.  “AARP creates real possibilities by connecting experienced workers …

AARP Virginia Announces the 18th Annual: The ABC’s & D’s of Aging

AARP Virginia Announces the 18th Annual: The ABC’s & D’s of Aging

Posted on 02/28/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

About AARP The ABC’s & D’s of Aging   A Free Health and Well Being Conference Provided by the Hampton Roads Coalition of Agencies People 50+ from across Hampton Roads will gather at this free event to learn smart strategies for healthy aging.  Topics will include: Legislation that Affects Healthy Aging Fitness and Balance Cooking Demonstration How to Talk to Your Doctor Dental Health Safe Driving     Free continental breakfast, seminars, exhibits, door prizes, prescription medication, consultations and free blood pressure …